Australian steel company Bluescope has signed a 7-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with ESCO Pacific and Schneider Electric for 88MW of generation from a 133MW solar project in the state of New South Wales (NSW).
JSW Energy, and its subsidiary JSW Solar, are carrying out engineering works on a 4MW pilot floating solar project, with a view to setting up 250MW of similar projects in the future. Discom Mahagenco is also targeting 250MW of floating PV developments.
Solar tracking manufacturer NEXTracker is expanding in India by manufacturing additional structural components for its solar trackers in country and taking on Indian steel tube producer APL Apollo Tubes as another supply partner.
India steel giant ArcelorMittal has sought the Karnataka state government’s permission to build a 600MW solar plant on a site that was meant for a six million tonnes per annum steel mill, according to its latest annual report.